Jeff Skinner RUMORS & NEWS

  • Skinner is the 'Canes forward teams should pursue

    TSN "The Carolina Hurricanes aren’t making life very easy for general manager Ron Francis these days. This Hurricanes team was earmarked for lottery status by most prognosticators. Most figured shoddy goaltending and a young blueline would sink the team well before the 60-game mark, making them..." February 23

  • Hurricanes in tricky spot with Jeff Skinner

    The Score "The Carolina Hurricanes pulled out a 5-2 victory against the San Jose Sharks Friday thanks in large part to a two-goal performance from Jeff Skinner. His big night gives the club reason to celebrate, but behind the scenes, it adds to a conundrum. At 23 years of age, following a couple of..." February 20

  • Canes’ Skinner tries to ignore the rumors about his future

    Raleigh News & Observer "It would have been hard, if not impossible, for Jeff Skinner to ignore all the NHL trade speculation this summer. Every week, it seemed, Skinner’s name was being mentioned and the Carolina Hurricanes forward said to be “available” for a trade. The Twitterverse was aflame during the NHL Draft..." September 13

  • Despite concussions, Carolina's Jeff Skinner is appealing to Penguins

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "A few years ago, Carolina left winger Jeff Skinner was one of the NHL’s great young talents. A series of concussions later, he might be among the game’s biggest question marks. Nonetheless, he is on the list of candidates the Penguins might try to acquire to play on one of their top two..." June 26

  • Jeff Skinner, Andrej Sekera return to Hurricanes lineup

    CBS Sports "The Carolina Hurricanes will get a much needed charge into the lineup as they seek their first win of the year Tuesday against the Winnipeg Jets. Forward Jeff Skinner will make his season debut and defenseman Andrej Sekera will get back into the lineup after each sat out with injuries. Skinner..." October 21

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    Аrpon Basu @ArponBasu

    Canes announce Jeff Skinner has a concussion. Tough preseason in Carolina.

  • Skinner’s goal lifts Hurricanes to 2-1 win over Predators

    Raleigh News & Observer "Carolina Hurricanes goalie Anton Khudobin spent two and half months this season recovering from an ankle injury, and became so bored he started playing with Legos. Khudobin said Sunday he once built a truck out of Legos, saying it took him 12 hours to complete. But Khudobin has put the toys..." January 06

  • Skinner, Hall, Luongo named 'Three Stars' of week "Carolina Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner, Edmonton Oilers forward Taylor Hall and Vancouver Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo have been named the NHL's 'Three Stars' for the period ending Dec. 8. FIRST STAR -- JEFF SKINNER, CAROLINA HURRICANES Skinner tallied six points last week, including..." December 09

  • Canes' Jeff Skinner antsy to get back on the ice

    Raleigh News & Observer "Carolina Hurricanes winger Jeff Skinner is tired of watching games from the press level or the dressing room. Being up top during games offers a different perspective, Skinner said Wednesday. Being in the room, watching on TV, gives him the opportunity to see replays. But Skinner wants to..." November 21

  • Hurricanes Activate Jeff Skinner from IR, Semin replaces him "Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has activated forward Jeff Skinner from injured reserve. Skinner is eligible to play for the Hurricanes tonight at Detroit. The team also placed forward Alexander Semin..." November 21

  • Jeff Skinner may return to lineup on Thursday

    Raleigh News & Observer "Carolina Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner, who has missed the past 11 games with an upper-body injury, may be able to return to the lineup Thursday against the Detroit Red Wings, Canes coach Kirk Muller said Wednesday. Muller said a decision would be reached Thursday after the morning..." November 20

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    Chip Alexander @ice_chip

    Skinner out couple of weeks Muller says.

  • Canes' Jeff Skinner gets second opinion on upper-body injury

    Raleigh News & Observer "Injured forward Jeff Skinner again was missing Monday as the Canes practiced at PNC Arena. Canes coach Kirk Muller said Skinner was getting a second medical opinion on what has been deemed an "upper-body injury." Skinner has not played since suffering what appeared to be a hand injury during..." November 04

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    Chip Alexander @ice_chip

    Dvorak, Skinner on injured reserve.

  • Gleason Out with Concussion, Skinner Returns "Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Tim Gleason is out with a concussion head coach Kirk Muller said on Monday. Muller said Gleason suffered a concussion in the Sept. 21 preseason game against Montreal. Gleason 30 fought Jarred Tinordi at the 4:41 mark of the first period and though he played the..." September 30

  • Injured Skinner to miss Columbus game

    Raleigh News & Observer "Canes coach Kirk Muller would have liked to have had something close to his game group for opening night play Thursday against the Columbus Blue Jackets. That's not going to happen not after injuries to Tim Gleason Alex Semin Tuomo Ruutu and Elias Lindholm. And now add Jeff Skinner to that..." September 26

  • Canes' Skinner out, but not clear how long

    Raleigh News & Observer "That Jared Cowen of the Ottawa Senators hit Carolina Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner in the head is indisputable. The frame-by-frame replays of Cowen’s open-ice hit in Tuesday’s game in Ottawa show the Sens defenseman leading with his right shoulder on the collision with Skinner, knocking..." April 18

  • Carolina's Jeff Skinner leaves with injury "Forward Jeff Skinner left the Carolina Hurricanes' game against the Ottawa Senators at Scotiabank Place with an upper-body injury and will not return. Ottawa defenseman Jared Cowen, making his season debut with the Senators after requiring surgery in November to repair a torn labrum in his left..." April 17

  • Skinner to return to Raleigh for examination

    Raleigh News & Observer "Carolina Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner, injured Tuesday in the game against the Ottawa Senators, will return to Raleigh today for further medical examination. The Hurricanes are to fly Wednesday to Winnipeg for a Thursday game against the Jets. Skinner left the game and did not return..." April 17

  • Jeff Skinner and other healthy Canes make roster, lineup changes

    News & Observer "Canes coach Kirk Muller was in for a rarity today at PNC Arena: when he blew the whistle to begin the morning skate, he had a surplus of healthy players. "It's the training camp we didn't have," Muller joked. Back on the ice were forwards Jeff Skinner and Tim Brent, and defensemen Tim..." February 28

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    Michael Smith @

    #Canes head coach Kirk Muller confirms Jeff Skinner, Tim Brent, Tim Gleason and Jamie McBain back in the lineup tonight vs. #Pens.

  • Canes' Jeff Skinner out indefinitely with concussion

    Raleigh News & Observer "For the second straight season, Carolina Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner will miss games because of a concussion. The team announced Wednesday that Skinner, who absorbed some big hits last week against the Toronto Maple Leafs, will be sidelined indefinitely. Skinner was out 16 games last season..." February 21

  • Skinner injured, to miss Montreal game

    Raleigh News & Observer "The Canes will be without forward Jeff Skinner on the trip to Montreal, coach Kirk Muller said Sunday. Muller said Skinner, the Canes' second-leading scorer with seven goals and seven assists, has an "upper-body" injury. Skinner took some hard hits in Thursday's game against Toronto, once..." February 18

  • Canes' Skinner injured, to miss Montreal game

    Raleigh News & Observer "The Canes will be without forward Jeff Skinner on the trip to Montreal, coach Kirk Muller said Sunday. Muller said Skinner, the Canes' second-leading scorer with seven goals and seven assists, has an "upper-body" injury. Skinner took some hard hits in Thursday's game against Toronto, once..." February 17

  • Capitals say Carolina's Jeff Skinner slewfooted Dmitry Orlov

    Washington Post "With a little more than eight minutes remaining in the second period of the Capitals' 4-3 overtime loss to the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night, tempers flared between both teams. The spark was when Carolina center Jeff Skinner knocked down Dmitry Orlov in a race for the puck. Replays show..." March 07

  • Canes' Skinner working his way back to old form

    Raleigh News & Observer "For Jeff Skinner of the Carolina Hurricanes, tonight's game against the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center offers a convenient measuring stick. It was on Jan. 15 that Skinner returned from a concussion to face the Caps in Washington after being sidelined for 16 games. Since that last..." March 06

  • Canes fall to the Caps 2-1 in Skinner's return

    Raleigh News & Observer "The Carolina Hurricanes got Jeff Skinner back in the lineup Sunday, so that was a plus. Jussi Jokinen scored a goal, his first in 25 games. Make it another plus for the Canes. But losing to the Washington Capitals stung. And especially losing on a goal by a 20-year-old rookie defenseman who..." January 16

  • Flyers' Giroux understands Skinner's issue

    Raleigh News & Observer "Claude Giroux of the Philadelphia Flyers can relate to Jeff Skinner of the Carolina Hurricanes. Like Skinner, Giroux suffered a concussion this season. Like Skinner, the forward was antsy, impatient, frustrated by the injury, eager to get back to a team that badly needed him but unsure when..." January 11

  • Skinnerpalooza strikes Triangle

    Raleigh News & Observer "The 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend was to be a showcase for the Carolina Hurricanes, for the City of Raleigh and for the Triangle. It was long-promised by NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, who finally delivered, and the three-day event came to Raleigh in late January. Who would have thought it would be..." January 01

  • Staal to play against Leafs; Skinner questionable

    Raleigh News & Observer "Eric Staal will be in the Canes' lineup Tuesday against the Toronto Maple Leafs but Jeff Skinner is expected to miss his second straight game. Staal returned to Raleigh for the birth Sunday of a son, Levi John. He was not at practice today but will be at Tuesday's morning skate at the Air..." December 12

  • Skinner still shining

    Raleigh News & Observer "Eric Staal is the captain. Cam Ward is the backbone. They're still No. 1 and 1A in the Carolina Hurricanes' pecking order. With every game he plays, Jeff Skinner is closing in on them. He's not there yet, but he continues to demonstrate his truly electrifying ability to make things happen with..." October 18